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Consumer Protection


The Consumer Protection and Antitrust Division (CPAT) enforces the state’s consumer fraud laws in connection with the sale or advertisement of merchandise. The division investigates and prosecutes consumer fraud cases, mediates individual consumer complaints, and educates the public on how to avoid becoming victims of fraud. CPAT enforces the state’s Do-Not-Call laws and is the state’s clearinghouse for identity theft prevention, complaints, and victim assistance.

If you have a consumer problem or question, call the Consumer Protection Division at (701) 328-3404, toll free at (800) 472-2600 or (800) 366-6888 (TTY).

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